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ago. cnn's susan candiotti has the story. >> reporter: at least two of the three accused teens are familiar faces for football fans at connecticut's torrington high school. edgar gonzalez, named most valuable player this season, and teammate jojuan alternativeio are 18, legally adults. a third young man is 17, a juvenile. all three are charged with sexuality. the two alleged victims are 13 years old. police call the alleged sexual encounters consensual. but under connecticut law, that doesn't matter. >> consensual in the sense that it wasn't a, quote, attack. not consensual because in the eyes of the law, statutorily, a 13-year-old can not give consent. >> reporter: because the girls were more than three years younger than the boys, the young men are charged with sexual assault, sometimes known as statutory rape in other states. torrington is a small new england town, where football is part of school, not a local obsession. different than steubenville, ohio, where just days ago, two football players were convicted of raping an unconscious girl. the evidence included posts that
for new gun laws. susan candiotti with the speech, the backdrop of new york city, the mayor and involving a number of family members from the connecticut shooting. >> reporter: fredricka, it's always so hard to hear from the parents of those victims as well. what the vice president is trying to do, fredricka, is to get all the support he can especially from the public to try to fight for more as they put it common sense gun control legislation. so he's doing these speeches so that he can try to encourage the public to call their lawmakers in wherever they happen to live to try to get more support for this type of legislation. so he is calling for for example universal background checks which many people think exist but do not currently. he's asking for tighter restrictions on the size of the gun magazines and of course he and the president really pushing for a renewed ban on assault weapons. >> three months ago a deranged man walked into sandy hook elementary school with a weapon of war. that's what he walked in with, with a weapon of war. and that weapon of war has no place on measuring'
is bounding the region from missouri to ohio. susan candiotti is in dayton where the snow is falling and it is not expected to stop any time soon. susan? >> reporter: hi, fred. we're kind of between a bit of a wet snow and flurries right now. things have subsided just a bit. temperatures, fred, right now are just above freezing. that's why you can still see grass on the ground. you don't see any accumulation on the pavement so far. you see over my shoulder, that's i-75. traffic is still flowing smoothly at this hour but things are going to change as the evening wears on. they've already had a tough go of it in kansas city and st. louis. the snowplows have been out. snowy conditions there. street crews hard at work. and they've seen the heaviest of the snow, they're supposed to continue to get light snow probably through monday. spented to get up to ten inches there. course, you already know and have been seeing what's going on in colorado since friday. really horrible conditions out there. they were hit very hard. white-out conditions in some sections of the -- of high-ways out there
turnpike. the coach of the seton hill women's lacrosse team and the bus driver are dead. susan candiotti has more for you. >> reporter: two days after the crash, a mystery. with no other vehicle involved, why would a bus driver swerve off the pennsylvania turnpike with 22 college athletes and coaches aboard? a sunday night service remembering victims of saturday's bus crash that killed both the driver and women's lacrosse team head coach christi christina who was six months pregnant. >> horrible for her husband. it's pretty hard. >> reporter: seton hill's campus near pittsburgh is stunned. the other 21 people aboard the bus survived with injuries including 19 players and two coaches. investigators are examining the team's charter bus for any possible mechanical problems. an autopsy is scheduled today on the 61-year-old bus driver for any medical explanations. >> everyone is devastated by the losses and it seems like we're all just coming together as a school. >> reporter: authorities say there was a mix of snow and rain when the bus swerved off the pennsylvania turnpike, jumped a guard r
schools in this area are closed for the day. john? back to you. >> susan candiotti, hopefully we can put that ruler away soon. >>> let's go to parts of kentucky and tennessee where people there have been dealing with hail and very strong winds. a reporter sending us video from front porches and apartment windows. when can we get a break from this extreme weather? let's bring in jennifer delgado. doesn't look like spring. doesn't feel like spring. what's ahead? >> i know. everybody is complaining about it. they want to know when are we going to finally warm up? you saw the storms coming out of the midwest. the good news is we're not going to see any severe weather today. we're just talking all snow. still, a lot of snow to talk about in many areas covered from illinois all the way over towards pennsylvania. you can see down to kentucky as well as into tennessee. we're dealing with snow where susan was in dayton. still looking for snow coming your way. cincinnati, und nap li cincinnati, indianapolis, you'll get the backside of the snow. four to six in some parts. cleveland, the bulk of the
at that. our susan candiotti is in dayton. >> reporter: it's been overcast all day, occasional flurries. now we're starting to get a bit of rain, but the temperatures have remained just above freezing, so that's why there's no accumulation yet. the forecasters are calling for 5 to 8 inches of snow, but mainly they say that's going to happen after midnight tonight. that's why the roads look clear now. that is going to change. in fact, they are talking about a really rough commute in the morning, possibly treacherous conditions between the freezing rain and the snow that is expected after midnight tonight. so difficult times ahead, but earlier this day we were talking to the people here in the dayton area, some of them attending some of the march madness games here at the university of dayton, and they didn't seem too concerned about the pending storm. >> reporter: what do you think about that? >> awesome. i love it. wonderful time of year. >> reporter: doesn't matter about the snow? >> no. >> reporter: school tomorrow? what do you think? >> t-r-o-a. >> sadly to say, don, the worst is yet
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